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Report from CPS intern Lauren Kwiatkowski

Editor's note: The Louisiana Research Collection is one of the campus partners with Tulane University's Center for Public Service. Tulane students are required to perform public service through CPS in order to graduate. LaRC hosted two CPS interns this summer. Our other intern's (Jane Ball) report can be seen here. The collections mentioned in the post below will be available to the public within a couple months.-- Eira Tansey I had the pleasure of working on one of the Louisiana Research Collection's (LaRC) more recent projects: creating a collection that focuses on the history of Louisiana’s LGBTQA population, or those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersexual, asexual, questioning, ally, or any other identity that falls under the sexual and gender minority umbrella. As a history and political science major that was an active leader in Tulane's LGBTQA community throughout the 2010 - 2011 academic year, I sought to use my skill s